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Chair Caning Blog Hiccups Along the Way

Well, as with many things in life, everything doesn’t always go the way you planned. Just like here on the chair caning blog, hiccups along the... [[ Click here to read more... ...

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A Matter of Grave Concern

A couple of days ago in my ethics class, the topic of children’s rights came up.  I asked if parents have absolute power over their kids, or if chil ...

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Dropped calls to rural areas – Senator Klobuchar trying to fix it

What if you lived in a telephone dead zone? Where people called you and you never got the ring? How would you do business? What if there was an emergency? How would you get asked to prom? Some rural areas are experiencing this problem with dropped calls. ...

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How I Plan To Use Fewer Paper Towels

I come from a family that uses a lot of paper towels.  Anything remotely messy was tackled with a roll of Bounty. You don’t have a napkin? Grab a p ...

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Comparing rural and urban broadband access in Minnesota and US

I was looking up a statistic for someone and I thought others might be interested too in how Minnesota rural broadband access compares with the rest of the US. ...

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MN Senate budget of $17 million stands; attempts to increase budget in House also unsuccessful

I hope to have time to dig deeper later this afternoon but I wanted to at least share news from the Duluth News Tribune… In the Senate, Sen. Paul Gazekla, R-Nisswa, tried to take $10 million from the state film and television board and use it to help expand broadband in the state. ... More from Blandin on Broadband

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Persistence Pays Off

"Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance." Samuel JohnsonPersistence Pays Off"Great works are performed not by strength but by pe ...

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Meet the Governance Council: Kelly Chandler

The IAISS governance council began its work in early 2015, bringing together just over a dozen community members to guide work on the Pathway to Student Success. ...

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Seeking

I am sure, like me, you have seen the quote “What you seek is seeking you” at least a dozen or so times now around the internet from facebook to pinterest. ...

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The Best Earth-Friendly Thing You Can Do (And Save Money, Too!)

I can still remember when some friends and I were picked from our 5th grade science class to talk to younger students about Earth Day.  We were given the task of telling the kids things you could do to be kinder to the Earth. ...

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The Best Earth-Friendly Thing You Can Do (And Save Money, Too!)

I can still remember when some friends and I were picked from our 5th grade science class to talk to younger students about Earth Day.  We were given the task of telling the kids things you could do to be kinder to the Earth. ...

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Get Rid Of The Stress

​ Remove the roadblocks keeping you from good health. Have your spine checked regularly.Get Rid Of The StressRemove the roadblocks keeping you from good health. ...

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Calling all Poets

Hello everyone.  If there is anyone who likes to compose secular philosophical or scientific themed poetry, here’s an opportunity for you.  The Eng ...

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That’s a Wrap!

The Minnesota FoodShare March Campaign has come to an end and thanks to the overwhelming support of the community; Second Harvest surpassed their goal of $60,000, raising $62,444.86!  The March Campaign ended strong with over $40,000 came in within the last couple weeks of the campaign. ...

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The Only Spine You Get

Take good care of your spine. It's the only one you get!The Only Spine You GetTake good care of your spine. It's the only one you get!Amplifeied ...

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The Only Spine You Get

Take good care of your spine. It's the only one you get!The Only Spine You GetTake good care of your spine. It's the only one you get!Amplifeied ... More from Explore Chiropractic

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What does testing really tell us?

Students here at Schoolcraft are at the mid-point in their testing season. For us, the spring testing season runs roughly 5 weeks long with different grade levels taking turns at showing what they know in Reading, Math and Science. ...

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5 DIY Natural Health & Beauty Products Using Essential Oils

Essential oils are very popular right now.  They can also be expensive, but if you can find find multiple ways to use them, they are actually a great value. ...

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5 DIY Natural Health & Beauty Products Using Essential Oils

Essential oils are very popular right now.  They can also be expensive, but if you can find find multiple ways to use them, they are actually a great value. ... More from Northern Cheapskate

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